Coronavirus Updates

Staff wearing mask and gloves

Updated:  April 1, 2021

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce the reopening plans for facilities and programs for the next few months.  The reopening of facilities are subject to change and contingent on the rehiring of staff to operate the facilities.  Charlottesville Parks & Recreation is actively recruiting, hiring and training staff for the reopening and operations of its facilities.  

Current Parks & Recreation Operations and Facilities/Amenities Open

  • All City Parks and Trails 
  • All Playgrounds on City or school property
  • All Outdoor Basketball Courts on City property  
  • All Picnic Shelters: Open Daily
  • Charlottesville Skate Park: Open Daily
  • All Tennis Courts: Open Daily
  • Athletic Fields: Leagues and instructional programs are permitted 
  • Meadowcreek Golf Course: Open Daily
  • Recreational Programs: Limited outdoor recreational programs as well as virtual group fitness and adaptive programs

Future Parks & Recreation Programs and Facilities/Amenities Reopening

April 2021

May 2021

Carver Recreation Center, Crow Recreation Center and Indoor Pool, Key Recreation Center and Tonsler Recreation Center will reopen.  Dates are to be determined.

Facilities Remaining Closed 

The following facilities will remain closed until Center for Disease Control (CDC) and/or Virginia Department of Health (VDH) guidelines change:

  • Onesty Family Aquatic Center: Current VDH guidelines would not permit this facility to open due to the interactive play features in the pool
  • Spray Grounds: Current VDH guidelines do not allow opening of spray grounds